Skip to content

Governor Issues Guidance on Phase Two of Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan

May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today issued new guidance on the State of Alaska’s 16th COVID-19 Health Mandate, Phase Two of the Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan.

Guidance was issued on the following topics: non-essential public facing businesses generally; retail businesses; restaurants dine-in services; personal care services; non-essential non-public facing businesses; fishing charters; gyms, fitness centers, sports, and recreational facilities; social, religious, and other gatherings; libraries, museums, and archives; swimming pools; bars; theaters; bowling alleys; and bingo halls.

Phase Two of the Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan takes effect May 8, 2020 at 8:00am. All attachments can be found at

The Governor’s COVID-19 Health Mandates can be found here.

For the latest information on Alaska’s response to COVID-19, please visit


Media Contact: Jeff Turner,  (907) 310-4961